Bomanite Sandscape® Texture Solves Slick Entry and Drives at Parkway Condos

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Entry in portrait view at Parkway Condos in Overland Park, MO, featuring Bomanite Exposed Aggregate Systems with Bomanite Sandscape Texture installed by Bomanite licensee Musselman & Hall Contractors.

The Parkway Condominium Buildings are a premier luxury condo development in a very nice area of Overland Park, KS. The existing paving at the entry and on the drives down to their garages were in disrepair and were very slick in the winter.  The Condominium’s Board reached out to Bomanite licensee Musselman & Hall Contractors for a proposal because Musselman & Hall’s reputation for excellence, and their ability to solve complex problems, is recognized throughout the region.  The decorative concrete solution chosen was not only beautiful, but durable and practical.

Decorative and Durable Concrete

Close up of Banding detail at Parkway Condos in Overland Park, MO, featuring Bomanite Exposed Aggregate Systems with Bomanite Sandscape Texture installed by Bomanite licensee Musselman & Hall Contractors.

Musselman & Hall installed Bomanite Exposed Aggregate Systems using Bomanite Sandscape® Texture with Autumn Brown integral color and decorative ribbons of broomed Autumn Brown to accent the area.  Designed for outdoor applications, Bomanite Sandscape® Texture utilizes specialized mix designs, topical treatments, and advanced application procedures.  The textured effect of Bomanite Sandscape® Texture resembles sand blasted concrete with a hard, slip-resistant surface, without the dangerous release of respirable byproducts of sandblasting.

Macro view of Missouri aggregate in Sandscape Texture at Parkway Condos in Overland Park, MO, featuring Bomanite Exposed Aggregate Systems with Bomanite Sandscape Texture installed by Bomanite licensee Musselman & Hall Contractors.

Natural, regionally selected, and qualified sands are the common aggregates of choice for Bomanite Sandscape® Texture installations.  In this installation, Missouri aggregates were used.  The natural non-skid properties and abrasion resistant aggregates make Bomanite Sandscape® Texture the perfect choice this project.  The exposure of the fine aggregates resulted in a robust decorative concrete that has an excellent life cycle with reduced maintenance requirements.

Additional Amenities

Curb on ramp down to the garage at Parkway Condos in Overland Park, MO, featuring Bomanite Exposed Aggregate Systems with Bomanite Sandscape Texture installed by Bomanite licensee Musselman & Hall Contractors.

Musselman & Hall installed in slab heating for the ramps down to the garages so the ramps wouldn’t have issues with cars sliding.  On a freezing cold blustery snowy day there is no better winter weather amenity than a heated driveway ramp.  It is the best and the least of amenities the residents of this luxury condo complex deserve and expect.  The saw cut joints added a detail of design that is complimentary to the architecture of the complex.  The decorative bands of broomed Autumn Brown concrete draws the eye to the beautiful details of the installation.

Existing Mature Landscaping Untouched

Landscaping undisturbed during construction at Parkway Condos in Overland Park, MO, featuring Bomanite Exposed Aggregate Systems with Bomanite Sandscape Texture installed by Bomanite licensee Musselman & Hall Contractors.

An important aspect of any installation of decorative concrete in an already constructed and existing site with mature established landscaping is maintaining the aesthetics of that landscaping.  That proved to be no problem for this trained team of expert concrete artisans.  Nate Harris of Musselman & Hall Contractors said, “In the end, our teams were so careful that the sod didn’t need patching anywhere. We left them with a beautiful new parking and drive area with no extra touchups needed.”

Award Winning Decorative Concrete

Heated ramp to the garage at Parkway Condos in Overland Park, MO, featuring Bomanite Exposed Aggregate Systems with Bomanite Sandscape Texture installed by Bomanite licensee Musselman & Hall Contractors.

Musselman & Hall Contractors earned the 2020 Best Bomanite Sandscape Texture Exposed Aggregate Systems Project Honorable Mention Award for this delightful decorative concrete solution.  Musselman & Hall can take pride in a beautiful, practical, and low-maintenance installation that will enhance the lives of the residents and visitors of Parkway Condos both now and for many more years into the future.

 

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